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Macleania cordifolia

Macleania cordifolia ( = Macleania punctata ), Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Vaccinieae
Genus: Macleania
Species: Macleania cordifolia

Macleania cordifolia Benth., Pl. Hartw. [Bentham] 223 (1846).

Macleania pulchra Hook.fil.
Macleania punctata Hook.
Macleania speciosissima Hook.


Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Western South America

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Bentham, G. 1839–1857. Plantas Hartwegianas imprimis mexicanas adjectis nonnullis Grahamianis enumerat novasque describit Georgius Bentham. 393 pp. Londini [London]. BHL Reference page. : 223.

Macleania cordifolia

Macleania cordifolia


Hassler, M. 2020. Macleania cordifolia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 27. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Macleania cordifolia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Macleania cordifolia. Published online. Accessed: May 27 2020. 2020. Macleania cordifolia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 27.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Macleania cordifolia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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